Other, Western Europe

Airbnb floats a house down the Thames to celebrate London’s new rental laws

Image via Huh Magazine.

In one of the nicest campaigns I’ve recently seen, Airbnb have just launched a house down the Thames, the river that passes through London’s heart. They did it to celebrate the recent change in London’s rent laws, which will allow citizens to legally share their flats through Airbnb. When it comes to rent, London is hands down one of the most expensive cities in the world. A small room at the edge of the city…

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Other

Girl falls in love with her backpack. We fall in love with her

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We all know the lovey-dovey pictures some couples post on Instagram or Facebook – the apparently awesome relationship, all that. Well, one girl decided to take things further – she poke some awesome fun by taking pictures with her new ‘boyfriend': a pink JanSport backpack. Day dates are fun!! Met up with JanSport for an iced tea and a stroll in the park. #springinnewyork #JansportDate Uma foto publicada por Gen Blau (@heresthedoodle) a Mai 13,…

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Architecture and art, Culture and religion, Western Europe

Tintern Abbey – The hidden jewel in Wales

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Deep in the rural countryside of the UK, on the Welsh bank of the river Wye, it’s like time forgot how to pass. Everything is green, people smile and are always in the mood for a talk, and even the river seems in no rush to get to the sea. It’s here that you can find one of the most spectacular abbeys in Europe, even though it’s been abandoned for many centuries – they call…

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Architecture and art, Feature

25 Breathtaking Bird’s Eye View Pictures of the World

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Like many things in life, traveling is all about perspective – and these images show an amazing perspective! How many of these places have you visited? How many would you like to visit? Do you prefer the ground perspective, or the bird’s eye view? Leave your opinions in the comment section! Niagara Falls Quite possibly the most famous waterfall in the world, Niagara definitely deserves its fame. Barcelona Barcelona is known for its bohemian neighborhoods,…

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Mediterranean

Awesome places to visit in Catalonia aside for Barcelona

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Catalonia – the historical and rebellious community/nation of Spain – is one of the most interesting areas in the world. At the meeting point of Spain, France and the Mediterranean, Catalonia is most known for tourists as “the area in which Barcelona is”, and for good reason. Barcelona is quite possibly the most touristic city in the world, with its dazzling architecture, stunning beaches, beautiful landscapes and bohemian lifestyle, but there’s much more to Catalonia…

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Architecture and art, Feature

Spectacular Giant Statues Watching over the Surroundings

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We all know the famous statues of Rushmore or Rio de Janeiro, but not all grand statues are so well known. In an attempt to do them justice, here are some of the grandest statues in the world: Genghis Khan, Mongolia – 40 meters What better way to start this list than with the world’s greatest and bloodiest conqueror? This tall statue of Genghis Khan on horseback, on the bank of the Tuul River was built…

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Mediterranean, Western Europe

The smaller jewels of Portugal: Coimbra, Evora, Aveiro and Braga

Coimbra. Image via Nelson Carvalheiro.

Portugal is well known for its amazing beaches in the Algarve – most people visit the country in the summer to enjoy the Sun and the ocean. Also, the big cities (Porto and Lisbon) take the lion’s share when it comes to visitors. But that doesn’t mean that other cities aren’t just as beautiful! Here, I’ll be sharing with you some of Portugal’s best kept secrets – lovely small cities that you’ll certainly enjoy visiting….

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Architecture and art, Destinations, Eastern Europe, Ski, sports and adventure

The Abandoned Villages of Romania

A map of all the abandoned settlements in Romania.

When the Communist Regime in Romania wanted the local industry to boom, they relocated many people from villages to cities. The population, which was predominantly rural, started to shift, as more and more people moved to the country’s urban centers. When the regime fell, many things changed in Romania, but that trend didn’t – more and more people are leaving villages today, up to the point where entire villages are deserted. A new study has…

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Food, Other

9 Delicious Warming Drinks From Around the World

Xocolatl, or Aztec chocolate, is spiced with chili pepper. (Photo: Julie Metkalova/Shutterstock)

Winter is almost over, but in many parts of the world, it’s still unpleasantly cold. Tea and a hot cocoa often do the trick… but sometimes you just want something different – you want to explore the tastes of other places. If that’s how you feel, or if you simply want a warm, delightful drink to enjoy in the afternoon, here are some of the best (and not so well known) beverages that can keep you…

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Gear & Equipment, Transportation, Travel Tips

Tips and tricks on how to pack your cabin baggage

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I know how hard it can be when you have your first flight to prepare – packing your luggage properly can be quite a challenge – especially as a girl! Actually when I first travelled by plane to London I didn’t even know that I can take my beauty products so I had to pay a big tax for an extra luggage just for that and a few clothes. But in the past few years I’ve had the…

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